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Nano-medicine researchers look at basic science to combat abuse, addiction

Nano-medicine researchers look at basic science to combat abuse, addiction

The Society for Personalized Nano-Medicine’s 5th Annual Personalized Nano-Medicine Symposium brought 130 of the top basic, translational and clinical researchers […]

Botanist backs conservation of threatened flowers

Botanist backs conservation of threatened flowers

Nichole Tiernan is sounding the alarm for conservation of some of the world’s princess flowers, which are more in trouble […]

Why Mexico’s new leaders should act before the next earthquake

Why Mexico’s new leaders should act before the next earthquake

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

What’s the equation for the perfect beer?

What’s the equation for the perfect beer?

FIU and North Miami are helping put the science back in beer brewing. Beer is the most popular alcoholic beverage […]

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Ranu Jung

Neural-enabled prosthetic hand system restores sensation to first human subject

Years after his hand was amputated in a traumatic accident, a hand amputee can “feel” again, thanks to technology FIU […]

Roberto Vazquez

My internship at the Department of Defense

Name: Roberto Andiarena Vazquez Hometown: Miami, Florida, but I am originally from Holguin, Cuba. Where did you intern? What did you do […]

FIU team to study the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico’s health care system

FIU team to study the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico’s health care system

The National Institutes of Health grant will focus on individuals with chronic diseases In September of 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated […]

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Dacra and the Design District: a Miami success story

Dacra and the Design District: a Miami success story

Miami’s Design District has evolved as a unique South Florida success story, with its mix of high-end retail, restaurants, residences […]

Agustín R. Arellano, Sr. and his family donate $1 million to FIU’s CasaCuba

Agustín R. Arellano, Sr. and his family donate $1 million to FIU’s CasaCuba

Local construction business leader and member of the FIU Foundation Board of Directors Agustín R. Arellano, Sr. and his family […]

Stempel instructor’s podcast puts listeners on the frontlines of social change

Stempel instructor’s podcast puts listeners on the frontlines of social change

Shimon Cohen wanted to find a way to highlight the people who are on the frontlines of social change and […]

Kelsey Reider and her dog Karina take in the views of the high Andes Mountains in Peru.

Biologist defies extremes to study climate change

Kelsey Reider’s “Lower Ice Cave Lake” no longer has an ice cave. That’s because climate change impacts are early and […]

Performance to honor victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Performance to honor victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

On Thursday, Nov. 1, the Amernet String Quartet, FIU’s Artist-in-Residence Ensemble, will hold a moment of silence and dedicate their “FIU Meets […]

FBI forensics hits Hollywood speed, researcher says

FBI forensics hits Hollywood speed, researcher says

If you believe everything you see on TV, forensic scientists can wrap up a case in an hour. That doesn’t […]

Hospitality alumna thrives on the front lines of beer industry

Hospitality alumna thrives on the front lines of beer industry

Beverage connoisseurs agree: finding a great beer can be incredibly rewarding. For Paige Wuensch ’12 MS ’14, beer gave her […]

An aerial photo shows peat soil collapse in the Florida Everglades. Photo by Stephen Davis, The Everglades Foundation.

Everglades needs more freshwater to combat peat soil collapse

More saltwater in the Everglades could make climate change worse, a new FIU study found. Some parts of the Everglades […]